Time and time again Pierre Girieud was fascinated by flowers. Between 1902 and 1909,
he treated that subject, as ceramists would and renewed it with different backgrounds. The composition
of his paintings increasingly became more classical while remaining rich and
decorative. His bunches of flowers are often depicted in ceramic vases made
by his friends among whom Paco Durrio, his closest friend.
Other still-lifes His earliest still-lifes
are elaborate. He used colours and a naive touch creating his own primitive
style according to Gauguin's precepts. Later on, his still-lifes are rather
studies in view of larger paintings, such as the pineapples and the narghileh,
which were to be part of the painting with the Indu Sultana.